CMS Carey & Allende

Enzo Canales

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Enzo leads the Employment & Pensions group for CMS Carey & Allende. His professional practice focuses on advising domestic and international clients on labour law matters, including arrangements for foreign workers, international social security agreements, collective bargaining, labour law litigation and norm compliance.

He advises foreign companies from various industries, throughout the stages of hiring personnel, the establishment of special employment conditions, the structuring of payment packages and on termination of employment.

He participates on corporate and tax issues, and participates in all due diligence processes related to M&A operations.

Enzo has been a speaker in ABA international forums, on matters related to labour law.

Key clients: Estee Lauder, Accenture, Compañía Minera Can-Can (today Alxar-Copec), Unilever, Worley Chile S.A., K+S, Grupo Besalco, SAIPEM, Transbank.


2005 Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Law

2008 Labour Reform Certification, Instituto de Estudios Judiciales

2009 Joined (CMS) Carey & Allende as associate of the Labour Law group

2012 Promoted to Director and appointed head of the Labour group

2017 Promoted to Partner

2017 Together with some other labour lawyers, he founded a think tank concerning the Labour Reform in Chile